Historical Sketch & Roster of the Alabama 1st Cavalry Regiment

Historical Sketch & Roster of the Alabama 1st Cavalry Regiment

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The 1st Alabama Cavalry Regiment was organized at Montgomery on 12 November, 1861, with companies recruited from Autauga, Butler, Calhoun, Dale, Mobile, Montgomery, Monroe, Morgan, Pike, and Tallapoosa counties. This regiment participated in more engagements of one type or another than any other unit, North or South. Battles Near Monterey, Tennessee April 3, 1862 Near Pittsburg, Tennessee April 4, 1862 Shiloh April 6-7, 1862 Munfordville September 17, 1862 Woodsonville September 21, 1862 Perryville October 8, 1862 Nashville November 5, 1862 near Lavergne, Tennessee November 27, 1862 Stewart's Creek Bridge December 27, 1862 Murfreesboro December 31, 1862 - January 3, 1863 Tullahoma Campaign September 19 - 20, 1863 Chattanooga Siege September - November 1863 Wheeler's Sequatchie Raid October 1 - 9, 1863 Knoxville Siege November 1863 Atlanta Campaign May - September 1864 Big Shanty June 9, 1864 Kennesaw Mountain June 27, 1864 Noonday Creek June 1864 Atlanta Siege July - September 1864 Savannah Campaign February - April 1865 Bentonville March 19 - 21, 1865 Companies of the Alabama 12th Cavalry Regiment Co. "A"/"D" (Autauga) Co. "B" (Montgomery) Co. "C" [afterwards, Co. "D," 5th AL Cavalry](Morgan) Co. "D"/"C," "F," Pearson Dragoons (Tallapoosa) Co. "E," J. Powell's Dragoons (Calhoun) Co. "F"/"A" (Pike, Dale, Coffee) Co. "G"/"B" (Autauga, Montgomery) Co. "H"/"E," Sandy Williams' Guards (Monroe, Butler) Co. "I" (Pike, Butler) Co. "I" [formerly Co. "B," 12th AL Cavalry Battalion] Co. "K" (Montgomery) Co. "K" [formerly Co. "C," 12th AL Cavalry Battalion] Co. "L" [formerly Co. "D," 12th AL Cavalry Battalion; later Co. "D," 12th AL Cavalry]show more

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  • Paperback | 170 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 9.91mm | 312.98g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514170809
  • 9781514170809